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Where we work: Fox Mountain Construction LLC.

Published 3:51pm Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Name of person featured: Edward C.  McCauslin Jr., owner
Name of business: Fox Mountain Construction, LLC
Street address: 1040 Fox Mountain Road,
P.O. Box 789, Columbus, N.C.
Phone number: 828-894-0733; 717-873-6515
Operating hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
E-mail address:
Nature of business: Repair and remodel residential and light commercial structures, including equestrian and farm animal structures.
Year founded: 1971
Prior locations: Central Pennsylvania, Bethesda, Md., Southern Delaware
Number of employees: Two to five
How’s business? Busy and always looking for a new challenge.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We strive for excellence and complete customer satisfaction during and at completion of the job. We offer a fair price up front and the job only needs to be done once.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: The versatility I bring to the job so that multiple contractors are not needed; and in-depth problem-solving dedicated to accurately completing the job with great results.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Customer comes first; continue learning about new methods, techniques and materials. On-going education in any business is important.
Your first job: This year: Roof leak due to chimney deterioration. Relaid chimney stone, flashed stone to roof, replaced rotted roof wood and shingles.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): Harry Nenninger, who always said, “Any job worth doing is worth doing RIGHT.”
The key to a successful business is: Personal integrity, patience and planning.

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